Galaxy-Hero India Pale Ale | Revolution Brewing

Galaxy-Hero India Pale AleGalaxy-Hero India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
93.3%
Liked This Beer
4.13 w/ 776 ratings
Galaxy-Hero India Pale AleGalaxy-Hero India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
revbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 04-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,787
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
776
Liked:
724
Avg:
4.13/5
pDev:
7.99%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
72
Gots:
153
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 776 |  Reviews: 107
Photo of mitrandil
2.92/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sdm
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skaboom420
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of meanmutt
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hop_junkie
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justin82
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.07/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of soze47
4.07/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from can into a tulip glass. Caramel orange in color with light stickiness in the head. Nose isn't that potent but a nice sweetness rises as it warms lending a glow to the hop aromas. Aggressively hopped beer that doesn't shy away from bitterness. Tons of grapefruit bitterness, but a tangerine sweetness comes in as it warms and plays with the malt a bit. Lots of rind. Body is pretty great, it sits on the palette just enough to also be easy drinking if you have a high tolerance for hops.

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Photo of cd34
4.48/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dexterk1
3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zuidman
3.77/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trdtercel92
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phishhead420
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KLogan1989
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of schoolboy
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I brought this ale with me from Ohio to the beach in FLA because it's important to not be at the mercy of crappy beer stores. Luckily, there is great beer available within walking distance of my condo, but I'm still happy I brought this beauty.

It opens golden and nearly clear, with medium fine bubbles. The aroma is a pronounced hoppy malty smell, and really quite exceptional. The taste is also well balanced for the style. It actually tastes stronger and maltier than the alcohol would indicate. Perhaps my can is a little older or maybe they just balanced it well, either way, it really works well - the can should be pretty fresh. The aftertaste is a nice, refreshing bitterness. This reminds me of why I love AIPA's.

Highly recommended, unless you want one of those boring one dimensional AIPA's, cuz this one rocks the malts and hops.

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Photo of bman13
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very very bland, but very refreshing. Not the beer to drink if you want intense flavors.

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Photo of joshdaut
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonis
4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LAp
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a clear gold tone, with a foamy, matrix of head that rises 3 fingers from the beer, and descends leaving good lacing with solid retention. Dry pine hops on a thick malt backbone best sum up both the nose and palate. Citrus notes are somewhat prominent on the nose, but sour to an an almost kumquat like flavor on the palate (a welcome transition). Mouthfeel is crisp and thin-medium, like most of Revolution's IPAs.

Revolution again makes a beer that somehow elegantly blurs the lines between east and west coast. The beer is nothing jump-out-of-the-glass incredible, just a thoroughly drinkable, solidly balanced beer. I tend to skew away from maltier IPAs, but Revolution seems to mix in just the right amount of dry hops to find a brilliant middle way. This beer is clearly the spiritual sequel to Anti-Hero and Unsessionable...or perhaps differently put, Revolution has a clear style, and this beer doesn't stray far from it, but when that style is a winning one, why change?

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Photo of laketang
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from a 12 oz. can into glass.

slightly hazy orange with a large bubble head.i get a nice balance of hops zythos and galaxy hops provide
good bittering, with high alpha acid, especially galaxy. and I like the bitter citrus from the galaxy too.
there is some mango like sweetness in the finish, but is more towards the bitter side. great beer.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.68/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Galaxy-Hero India Pale Ale from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 93.3% out of 100 with 776 ratings
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